VS:GetTypeN

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Description

Returns the type index of the referenced planar or screen object.

A complete listing of supported object types may be found in the Appendix.

FUNCTION GetTypeN(
h  :HANDLE) : INTEGER;
def vs.GetTypeN(h):
    return INTEGER

Parameters

h HANDLE Handle to object.

Remarks

Rgm [2012.05.16]: Note that to distinguish a Sheet Layer from a Design Layer, you need to check object variable 154 (ovLayerType), eg. GetObjectVariableInt(layerHd,154). If 1, then it's a Design Layer. If 2, then it's a Sheet Layer. GetTypeN will return 31 (kLayerNode) for both types.

Ptr [2020.09.14]: In Python you can also use "h.type" where h=HANDLE to get the object type integer. Other attributes of handles are:

aux - Get first aux object, or add to an object to the aux list of this one.
locked - Access locked state of the object.
name - Access the name of the object.
next - Access next object in the drawing list.
parent - Access the parent object in the drawing list.
prev - Access previous object in the drawing list.
selected - Access the selection state of the object.
type - Access the type of the object. Get-only.

Example

Python

_hObject=vs.LSActLayer()#get handle of last selected object

_tObject=vs.GetTypeN(_hObject)# get typeindex
#_tObject=_hObject.type is also possible

_list=["1","Line","Rectangle","Oval","Polygon","Arc","7","Freehand","3D Locus","Text","Group","12","Rounded rectangle","Bitmap Image","Symbol in document","Symbol definition","2D Locus","Worksheet","19","20","Polyline","PICT Image","23","Extrude","3D Polygon","26","27","28","Layer Link","30","Layer","32","33","Sweep	","35","36","37","Multiple extrude","39","Mesh","Mesh vertex","42","43","44","45","46","Record Definition (Format)","Record","Document script (1)","50","Script palette (1)","52","53","54","55","Worksheet container","57","58","59","60","61","62","Dimension","64","65","Hatch definition (1)","67","Wall","69","70","Column, Floor, Roof Face","72","73","74","75","76","77","78","79","80","Light","Roof edge","Roof object","CSG Solid (Addition,Subtraction)","85","Plug-in object","Roof element","88","Round walls","90","91","Symbol folder","Texture","Class definition (1)","Solid (Cone, Sphere, ...)","96","Texture Definition(Material)","98","99","100","101","102","103","104","105","106","107","108","109","110","NURBS Curve","112","NURBS Surface","114","115","116","117","118","Image Fill Definition (1)","Gradient Fill Definition (1)","Fill Space (1)","ViewPort"]

vs.AlrtDialog('type no. :',_tObject,'\ntype name :',_list[_tObject-1]) # show type index and type name of selected object in an dialog

Version

Availability: from Vectorworks 2011

See Also

VS Functions:

VS:GetType

VS Functions: [[VS:GetType]]
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